Oct. 27, 2020
Cabinet was informed that ZimChem company in Kwekwe made a robust response to the COVID-19 outbreak by diversifying its product range to the production of dishwashers and sanitisers at affordable prices. ZimChem has so far produced 15 000 litres of sanitisers. ZimChem will employ eighty (80) more workers when it completes its plant refurbishment. Another company, Chemplex Corporation, has so far made significant progress in the production of pesticides for the control of tsetse flies, mosquitoes and other pests. The company is modifying its manufacturing plant, and will soon increase its work force from 42 to 57.
Aug. 7, 2019
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government yesterday approved the production of industrial hemp to be used to source for foreign currency and to produce fuel.